CVE-2019-9788

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2019-03-20
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1690674: CVE-2019-9788 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 66 and Firefox ESR 60.6

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 65, Firefox ESR 60.5, and Thunderbird 60.5. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.6, Firefox ESR < 60.6, and Firefox < 66.

Find out more about CVE-2019-9788 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:0680 2019-03-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2019:0623 2019-03-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:0681 2019-03-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2019:0622 2019-03-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:1144 2019-05-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (firefox) RHSA-2019:0966 2019-05-07

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Chun-Min Chang, Aral Yaman, Andreea Pavel, Jonathan Kew, Gary Kwong, Alex Gaynor, Masayuki Nakano, and Anne van Kesteren as the original reporters.

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